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The Best Product Management Events Happening in 2017


However, real, in-person events such as meetups and conferences are by far the best way to keep up with industry trends while simultaneously. There are plenty of fantastic ways to keep your product management skills sharp and keep up with evolving industry trends and new technologies.

Taking Event Support from Sales Tactic to Product Strategy

Product Beautiful

Events. As a product manager, you may view events as largely tactical and time-consuming endeavors. But the truth is that events aren’t just a sales and marketing tactic. Rethinking the Role of Events. Ultimately, you may be wasting your time manning a booth when you could be making events more beneficial to your team, your company and even your prospective customers. First of all, let’s change the way we approach events. Create your own event.

Product Roadmap Essentials

bpma ProductHub

Such an event is coming to Boston. Come and meet them to learn more about why roadmapping is crucial to product success by registering for the event here: [link]. The BWP comes together throughout the year in local Boston area events. We hope to see you at our next event.

The 7 Product Dimensions: A Guide to Asking the Right Questions

bpma ProductHub

Join us for a Boston Product Management Association event on April 20 th in which Ellen will lead us through a “Discovery Dojo” session. Product Management Communication Customers Events research Teamwork

Innovation, SaaS, and Enterprise: Announcing the First Three Speakers for #mtpcon London!

Mind the Product

We’ll announce the rest of the speakers over the coming months, but trust us you don’t want to miss this event! Events London MindtheProduct Barry OReilly Lea Hickman Mind the Product London MTPcon Scott Berkun

Product Camp: Getting Promoted to Director

Mironov Consulting

Events 2017 Leadership Organizations careers jobs leadership management organizations promotions trustAttendees of Product Camp Silicon Valley 2017 voted up this talk on “ Getting Promoted to Director.”

Save the Date: MTP Engage Hamburg April 28!

Mind the Product

It is great to see that more and more product people enjoy getting together for events like ProductTank (now in over 90 cities across the globe!) and two major events of our tribe, the Mind the Product conference in London & San Francisco.

More Awesome Speakers for #mtpcon SF 2017

Mind the Product

UPDATED Mind the Product San Francisco 2017 promises to be one of our best product conferences yet, with double the number of workshops , more networking events around the conference, and more fun than ever before.

2017 Product Conferences

Product Talk

EventsI often get and see on social media questions about upcoming product conferences. So we compiled a list. I say we because my assistant, Karen did most of the heavy-lifting. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a product conference that is not on the list and you think it should be, please feel free to recommend it in the comments or send an email to This year, I’ll be attending: Front Conference in Salt Lake City in May.

Lean Meetup: Challenges of Enterprise Product Management

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Podcast: Perspectives on Product Management

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Podcast: Mistakes Product Managers Make

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Conquer Distractions With This Simple Chart

Nir Eyal

With our digital devices buzzing, world events demanding our attention, and more things to entertain us than ever before, it certainly seems harder to focus on what’s really important. Is the world more distracting? Sometimes it seems that way.

It’s time to get your Ph.D. in Sales Comp

Product Beautiful

Events Leadership Misc (and Just for Fun) Product Management Product Marketing Working with Sales behavior comp compensation demo marketing roadmap Sales sales tools sales trainingA few years ago, I was working for a large company here in Austin.

When should Product Backlog Grooming Take Place?

Roman Pichler

This violates the Scrum rule that the sprint planning meeting must be the first event in every sprint. Option 1: In the Sprint Review Meeting. Your first option is to work on the product backlog in the sprint review meeting.

Product Management in 2017; Upcoming Events for Fall 2016

Good Product Manager

Upcoming Events for Fall 2016. My schedule for the fall is pretty full — here’s a few of the featured events where you can find me in the coming months: SiriusDecisions 2016 Summit Europe : September 26-27 in London. Product Management in 2017: What Does the Future Hold? Product management is sometimes referred to as a “next year” job.

10 Questions from The Clever PM

Mironov Consulting

Events 2017 Leadership Market Thinking mentor Organizations Product Management advice jobs leadership mentoring organizations product managementI’ve known Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM , for years — and follow his blog/Quora activity/social posts.

Podcast: Technically Speaking About Agile Product Management

Mironov Consulting

” Agile Events 2016 Market Thinking Product ManagementCaryn Tomer & John Hartmann brought their Technically Speaking Podcast to Agile2016 in Atlanta.

Jan 31/Portland: Four Laws of Tech Product Economics

Mironov Consulting

Featured Events Market Thinking Organizations Product Management strategy economics focus hardware organizations services software techWhat: Four Laws of Tech Product Economics. Where: NAVEX Global , 5500 Meadows Rd, Suite 500, Lake Oswego, OR. When: Tuesday, Jan 31 (6:00 pm).

April 5/Dublin: Product Managers, Product Owners, Scalable Agile Product Models

Mironov Consulting

Agile Events 2017 Lean Market Thinking Product Management Strategy agile leadership lean market input product owner strategy success metricsWhat: Product Tank Dublin. When: April 5, 630pm. Where: dogpatch/CHQ , Dublin. Registration.

Resume and Interview Workshop with Keith Klein

bpma ProductHub

In November, the Boston Women in Product (BWP) hosted an event with the support of Keith Cline. The event focused on resume writing and interview preparation specific to the Product Management function. Special thanks to our sponsor, GoDaddy for supporting the BWP for this event.

Is Scrum Right for Your Product?

Roman Pichler

The picture above shows the traditional, bell-shaped product life cycle curve with three key events: launch—the product first becomes available; achieving product-market fit (PMF)—your product is ready to serve the mainstream market; and end of life—you decide to discontinue the product.

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5 Things to Remember When Running a Design Sprint

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The BWP comes together throughout the year in local Boston area events. We hope to see you at our next event. by C Emera Trujillo. Design sprints are all the rage these days and with good reason.

How Product Teams Understand Customer Needs for Innovation; Upcoming Product Management and Product Marketing Events

Good Product Manager

Upcoming Product Management and Product Marketing Events. Here are two events that I’m part of in the next few months at that I wanted to highlight: Product Marketing Community: The Toronto Conference (Friday, April 22): I’m very excited to be a keynote speaker and panelist at this first-ever conference, where I’ll be speaking on “Sorting Out Product Marketing and Product Management” and other product marketing related topics.

Product Roadmap Success: BWP Hosts Lively Roundtable Discussion

bpma ProductHub

Special thanks to Wayfair for sponsoring the event and to our facilitators for helping drive a lively discussion: Gillian Daniel. The BWP comes together throughout the year in local Boston area events. We hope to see you at our next event.

Statistical Factors that Contribute to High Performance on Product Teams

bpma ProductHub

To learn about our latest findings in-depth, don’t miss the Feb 16 BPMA event on “The Six Key Factors of High-Performance Product Teams”. Contributed by Greg Geracie. Actuation Consulting has been conducting research on what separates high performance product teams from the pack.

Why This Opportunity Solution Tree is Changing the Way Product Teams Work

Product Talk

In fact, as a result of studies like these, Ericsson concluded: “… that the advantage better players had in predicting future events was related to their ability to envision more possible outcomes and quickly sift through them and come up with the most promising action.”.

The Evolution of Modern Product Discovery

Product Talk

A number of people have asked me why I have a Portuguese name [Contextual Note: This event was in Lisbon, Portugal and Teresa Torres is a common Portuguese name.] Product management is evolving quickly.

How to Create a Strong End-to-End Strategy for IoT Products

Tech Product Management

It was a great event that brought together IoT thought leaders from around the country, as well as product and business leaders from companies working on industrial and enterprise IoT applications. I recently spoke at the Enterprise IoT Summit in Austin, Texas.

Paying It Forward: Product Camp SV Keynote

Mironov Consulting

And the handful of slides, since some are hard to read within the video: Featured Events Leadership Organizations Product Management careers community jobs leadership pay it forward personal networks product management

Products That Count Podcast

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Featured Events leadership Market Thinking Organizations Product Management Startups Tools careers jobs jobs-to-be-done management toolsProducts That Count has a podcast as well as a monthly meetup.

Product Management Memory Lane with Alyssa Dver

bpma ProductHub

” Her consulting work, personal life events and her business partner emphasized that the lessons as “Ms. From those seeds and her deep dive into neuroscience for personal reasons germinated her latest book, and source for Jan 19th BPMA event: “High Impact Product Management”.

BPMA Product Excellence Awards

Product Powers

Those finalists will be invited to present their case study at the November BPMA event at the Harvard Innovation Lab. In January, the BPMA will hold its Annual Gala event at the Charles River Museum of Science and Industry in Waltham. Events Fun Product ManagementReaders of ProductPowers know that I've held a Hall of Fame and Shame awards program in the winter for a number of years.

Understand Your Power To Claim Your Value (Part 2 of 3)

bpma ProductHub

Boston Women in Product Career Product Management Career Development Early Career Event Speaker Experienced Career Leadership Product MarketingContributed by Sarah McCrary. This is the second post in the “Understand Your Power To Claim Your Value” series.

Story: Career Advice and Growing in Product Management

bpma ProductHub

Join us on Thursday, September 22nd at Clypd in Somerville for a speed networking event where seasoned professionals share their experiences and answer your difficult questions.

Seven Things you can Learn From WeChat Product Development

Mind the Product

We got excited about its Snapchat-like Messenger Day, Venmo-like Payments, ride-requesting Transportation, and Event Reminder. We tend to think of Chinese companies as imitators rather than innovators, but is this fair?

8 Essential Elements of Your Customer Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Pragmatic Marketing

The topic of customer advisory board (CAB) meeting agendas is a popular one at our training events and at other CAB industry events we attend. By Rob Jensen.

Why you Need a Product Analytics Playbook

Mind the Product

This is why it’s important that you go beyond mere activity and define what we call your app’s critical event. Calculating your DAU/MAU through your critical event metric will give you a real-time feedback loop on how well you’re doing at driving engagement with your product.

FIR B2B Podcast: How Product Managers and Marketers Can Work Together

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Featured Events innovation Market Thinking Organizations Product Management collaboration marketing messaging neds validationDavid Strom and Paul Gillin co-host a weekly podcast called For Immediate Release: B2B , with a focus on B2B marketers.

Product Management Basics for Project Managers (PMI webinar)

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Agile Events 2016 decision-making product management project management revenue rolesHost: Project Management Institute (PMI). Topic: ProDUCT Management Basics for ProJECT Managers. When: 18 October 2016. Product management is often a murky role: poorly understood and inconsistently practiced across tech companies – and often confused with program and project management. Yet done well, product management is a driver of market success and effective development.